For Northwest tribes, removing the four lower Snake River dams means more than just saving salmon, more than just saving the orcas that rely on salmon for food. More than 15 tribes joined together this week in Tulalip, Washington, to demand the federal government uphold their treaty obligations.
This summer, a new plan will be put to action to address the invasive brook trout in High Lake and Lake Creek. We'll hear from the Burns Paiute Tribe's fishery program manager on the details of the plan and the damage this trout has caused.
Amid drastic declines in Chinook salmon in the Coquille River watershed, the Coquille Indian Tribe last year began pushing the state for more authority in managing natural resources in southwest Oregon, culminating in a state commission approving an agreement on June 17.
Two of the Klamath Basin's native suckers are in big trouble. The endangered populations are declining fast. But scientists and the Klamath Tribes are looking for solutions that can bring the fish back.